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					Welcome to Rotary
Welcome to Rotary

Northville, Michigan

      District 6400
History of Rotary International
          Founded 23rd Feb 1905
• Paul Harris (lawyer), Sylvester Schiele (coal
  dealer), Gus Loehr (mining engineer) & Hiram
  Shorey (merchant tailor) met in Gus’ office in
  the Unity Building at 127 North Dearborn St,
  Chicago. Sylvester was the 1st Rotary club
  president.                                       Rotary Founder
• 16 Clubs formed the National Organization in       Paul Harris

  1910
• Rotary became International in 1911 with
  Winnipeg, Canada’s Charter with Paul Harris as
  RI’s 1st President
   What Rotarians Strive To Do
• Set an example of high ethical standards
• Encourage and foster the ideal of service
  as a basis of worthy enterprise
• Search for the right people, not people
  with the right Classification to serve in
  Rotary
     Service above Self is our Motto
       Rotary is an
International Organization

• 530 Districts in > 200 countries
  – >33,995 clubs
  – Over 1.2 million members
• Our District 6400
  – Covers SE MI & SW ON
  – 50 Clubs
  – 1,675 members
  Rotary International’s Mission

Support its member clubs in fulfilling the object
of Rotary by:

• Fostering unity among members
• Strengthening and expanding Rotary around
  the world
• Communicating worldwide the work of Rotary
• Providing a system of international
  administration
•   Governed by a President, President -
    Elect and a Board of 19 Members, 17
    Directors, President and Vice-President.
•   Rotary International 2010-2011 President,
    Ray Klinginsmith
•   Elected from all over the world
•   Each District elects a District Governor
•   District 6400 Governor – Kim Towar
•   Each club is autonomous.
•   Club President – Sharon Whichello
             The Object of Rotary
 To encourage and foster the ideal of service as
 a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular:
1) The development of acquaintance as an opportunity
  for service

2) Set high ethical standards in business and
  professions;
     the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations

     the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or her
      occupation as an opportunity to serve society
           The Object of Rotary

3) The application of the ideal of service by
   every Rotarian to their personal, business
   and community lives
4) The advancement of international
   understanding, goodwill, and peace through:

    a world of fellowship of business and professional
      persons...
    united in the ideal of service
    We implement the
Object of Rotary through the
Five Avenues of Service
     The Five Avenues of Service
•     Vocational Service
          Promoting the “ideal of service” -
          throughout the business and professional world.
•     Community Service
          Participate in all activities which make the community a better
          place in which to live.
•     International Service
          Encourage & foster the advancement of understanding and
          goodwill
          among people of the world.
•     Club Service
          Help the successful running of the local club.
    •     Youth Services
               Club Service
Focuses on the successful functioning of
  the Club
• Membership (incl. Classifications & Development)
• Meeting programs (speakers, meals, banners +)
• Rotary Information & Club Bulletin
• Attendance
• Fellowship
• Public Relations
           Vocational Service
Obliges Classification holders to share the Ideal of
Service in all Business & Professional dealings

  Club Vocational Service involves projects
     that:
  1. Improve the quality of life in the workplace
  2. Help all workers to realize their full
     potential
  3. Recognize the worthiness of all useful
     occupations
Vocational Service Projects

    •   Career Development
    •   Vocation at Work
    •   Vocational Awareness
    •   Vocational Awards
               The 4 Way Test*
       (of things we say, think or do)
1.   Is it the TRUTH ?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned ?

3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned ?




        * Created by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932
   Community Service & Youth
           Services
Provides useful service to satisfy proven
  needs:
• Environment
• Handicapped
• Senior Citizens
• Youth Exchange, Interact & Rotaract
• Safety
• Shelter & Street Kids
           International Service

    Advances Understanding, Goodwill & Peace:

• By acquaintance of peoples, cultures, customs,
     accomplishments, aspirations, problems
•    By travel, at conventions, reading, e-mail and
     especially International Projects
•    RI & The Rotary Foundation are Major Resources
     in achieving International Service Projects
The Rotary Foundation




“World Peace through
   Understanding”
The Rotary Foundation’s Mission:


Fulfill the Object of Rotary and
Rotary’s Mission
Achieve World Understanding and
Peace
The Rotary Foundation
What the Rotary Foundation Does

Promotes World Understanding and
  Peace
 Works for a polio-free world
 Cares for the children of the world
 Feeds the hungry of the world
 Provides educational opportunities
 Preserves planet earth
 Tools for Reaching this Goal


Local, National and
International
  Educational Programs
  Humanitarian Programs
    Educational Programs

 Ambassadorial Scholarships
 Rotary Grants for University
 Teachers
 Vocational Exchanges (VE)
 Rotary Centers for International
 Studies in Peace and Conflict
 Resolution
    Humanitarian Programs

 Community Grants
 PolioPlus Program
 Volunteer Service Grants
 Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H)
  Grants
 Matching Grants
 District Simplified Grants
PolioPlus Accomplishments

         PolioPlus - initiated by Rotary in
          1985- is the largest private-
          public health initiative in history.
         Rotary led collaboration with
          partner organizations such as
          the World Health Organization
          and UNICEF.
         Rotary has committed over
          $660 million for global polio
          eradication, a 99% decline
          cases since 1985
PolioPlus Accomplishments
• The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
  Rotary Challenge - $355 Million challenge.
• In order to meet the challenge, Rotary has
  to raise $200 Million, as of 12/31/10 we
  have raised $160 Million.
• Four countries still have the endemic polio
  virus – India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and
  Nigeria.
Basic Humanitarian Programs Criteria


     Internationality/
      Partnership
     Significant Rotarian
      Involvement
     Financial Stewardship
The Source of Rotary Foundation Funding


                Districts


                 Clubs

                  You
  Two Needs . . .Two Ways of
           Giving



For support           To secure
  today                 tomorrow
PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

                    •   $1,000 DONATION
                    •   RECOGNITION
                    •   FUNDS FOUNDATION
                    •   OPEN TO NON-
                        ROTARIANS
                    •   SUSTAINING PROGRAM
   Rotary Founder
     Paul Harris
Rotary International District 6400


               Kim Towar
               2010-2011
            District Governor,
             Grosse Pointe
              Rotary Club
        District Governor
Direct Communication with Clubs


             Governor


  District              Assistant
Committees              Governor




              Club
The District: A Definition


  “A district … shall exist solely to
  help the individual Rotary club
  advance the Object of Rotary.”
                        – Manual of Procedure
            Our Club Organization
                        CLUB LEADER
                         PRESIDENT



              SECRETARY        PRESIDENT ELECT


              TREASURER



CLUB SVC.      INTNL. SVC.       VOC. SVC.       COMMUNITY SVC.
DIRECTOR        DIRECTOR         DIRECTOR          DIRECTOR
                 Board of Directors
• Includes the Directors of the 5 Avenues of
  Service                            Plus…
        President                  Sharon Whichello
        President-elect            Chris Arnold
        Secretary                  Traci Sincock
        Treasurer                  Linda Chapekis
        R. I. Foundation           Jim Gallogly
        Service Projects            Derek Saxby
        Membership                 Chris Arnold

     All positions in Rotary change on July 1 each year
         Club Constitutions
• Rotary Clubs are governed by a Standard
  Club Constitution only amended by the
  Council on Legislation – Rotary’s Parliament
  - which meets every 3 years.
• The Manual of Procedure incorporates
  Council amendments from the April, 2010
  meeting
• Rotary Clubs adopt their own By-laws guided
  by RI’s Recommended By-laws
The Four Elements of Effective Clubs


                  Effective Clubs
                   are able to..


   Sustain                                     Develop
     and        Implement      Support           Club
    Grow        Successful    The Rotary      Leaders for
 Membership       Service     Foundation        Beyond
                 Projects                     Club Level




              Efficient Club Administration
Rotary Club of Northville


Chartered in 1926
32 members
         Fundraising
 Fundraising
    Main Fundraiser
     Poker Night
    Wine Tastings
    Parking for Harley Fest
    Additional Fundraiser
     Hot Dog Cart
Northville Rotary Foundation


   Endowment Fund
      $100,000 and growing

   Unrestricted Funds
      sufficient for all projects in 2010-2011
     Annual Giving is $2,777. as of 1/31/11, annual
      goal is $3,300, not including Goodfellows.
     Polio Giving is $999 (Goal was $500.)
        Youth Projects
 2 out bound Youth Exchange Students
 Baby Layettes for Nicaragua
 Donation to the Northville High School Choir.
 125 member Interact Club at Northville High
  School
 2, $1,000 scholarships per year
 2 to 3 students to District RYLA each year
 Donations to Schools in Peru, Ethiopia.
 Literacy project with Amerman Elementary
  School.
   Matching Grants

   Tap Project in El Salvador
 District Simplified Grant for Clock
 Community Grant for Backpacks and School
  Supplies for 85 foster children.
Family/Adult Projects
   Summer picnic in August
   New Years Eve at High School,
    provide food
   Help to staff Relay for Life
   Raise money for Civic Concern,
    with newspaper sales and monthly
    donations to the food pantry.
   Donation to Rotoplast Mission in
    India.
   Donations to New Hope Grief
    Center.
Social Events

   Installation Dinner
   Christmas Party
   Summer Picnic
   Various member hosted socials
   Monthly Socials
Rotary Events
 Multi-District PETS
 District Assembly
 District Conference
 International Convention
 Presidential Peace Conference
 Foundation and Membership
  Seminar
 Meet the Governor
   Rotary Recognition
 Rotary Awards received:
    Presidential Citation: Four Avenues of Service
    Four Avenue of Service Citations
    Distinct Major Awards: Hedke, Archer & Devlyn
     Awards.
    Cog Award
    District Club Awards: Attendance, Membership,
     Membership %, Rotary Information for new
     members, On-going Rotary Information for Club
     Members, Bulletin, Website, Fund Raiser and
     Social Event.
     The Privileges in Rotary

• Friendship with leaders
  – in your community

  – in neighbouring cities and towns

  – throughout the U.S.A.

  – around the world
       The Privileges in Rotary

• Giving Service to your community.
• Developing International Goodwill &
  Understanding
• Building Higher Ethical Standards in your
  vocation
Through the Common Bond of Rotary
     Your Obligations in Rotary
Participation
• To be a Rotarian you must give of your time,
   talents and treasure:
    –   in community work
    –   in social functions
    –   Assist with Club fundraising
    –   in Club and District activities

• A “RINO” is a Rotarian-In-Name
   Only
        Attendance Requirements
• At weekly meetings
   – a minimum of 50% is expected.
• You can maintain your attendance levels by
   – make up at another Rotary Club within +/- 14 days
   – by attending a District event or a RI Convention.
• via active participation in an approved Rotary Project
    Your Financial Obligations
•    Initiation Fee                                  $75
•    Annual Dues                                    $170
•    Meals - $12.00 per week                        $600
Total                                               $845
plus variables:
•    Happy Bucks & Good Natured Fines                $25
•    Social Events                                  $104
•    Plus optional events and charity:
     e.g. District Conference, International Convention,
     Celebrations, Fundraisers, Foundation Contributions
        Participate…

•   for friendship
•   for service
•   for fellowship
•   for knowledge
•   for international understanding

Remember You Are
 Rotary!
For Membership Information

Please contact…
• Chris Arnold, Membership
  Development:
  –   Phone 734-377-9629
  –   E-mail chrisa@capmri.com
  –   President Elect: Chris Arnold
  –   Phone 734-377-9629
  –   E-mail chrisa@capmri.com
     Welcome to …



  Rotary Club of
Northville, Michigan

				
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